Kim De La Cruz, MD, Thoracic Surgery, San Antonio, TX, Methodist Hospital

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Thoracic Surgery San Antonio, TX

Adult Cardiac Surgery, Aortic Surgery, Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery, Cardiovascular Surgery

Director of Aortic Surgery, Methodist Healthcare System of San Antonio / HCA Healthcare

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  • Office

    Methodist Medical Plaza
    4499 Medical Drive, Suite 120
    San Antonio, TX 78229
    Phone(210) 575-5506
    Fax(210) 575-6120
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  • Dr. Kim de la Cruz is a cardiothoracic surgeon in San Antonio, TX and is affiliated with multiple hospitals of the Methodist Healthcare System in the area, including Methodist Hospital and Methodist Children’s Hospital. He received his medical degree from the University of the Philippines College of Medicine and has been in practice for 17 years. He did thoracic surgery residency and aortic surgery fellowship at Texas Heart Institute / Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. He specializes in aortic surgery, adult cardiac surgery, and cardiovascular surgery; and is experienced in aortic dissection, aortic surgery, minimally invasive cardiac surgery, adult cardiac surgery, and thoracic transplant surgery.

Education & Training

  • Texas Heart Institute/Baylor College of MedicineFellowship, Cardiothoracic Surgery (Aortic Surgery), 2010 - 2011
  • Baylor College of Medicine
    Baylor College of MedicineResidency, Thoracic Surgery, 2007 - 2010
  • Brooklyn Hospital Center
    Brooklyn Hospital CenterResidency, General Surgery, 2002 - 2007
  • University of the Philippines College of Medicine
    University of the Philippines College of MedicineClass of 2000

Certifications & Licensure

  • TX State Medical License
    TX State Medical License 2008 - 2022
  • VA State Medical License
    VA State Medical License 2007 - 2022
  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Early Career Faculty Award for Excellence in Patient Care Baylor College of Medicine
  • Chief Award to an Outstanding Faculty Member for Outstanding Leadership and Training Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine, 2017
  • FCCP
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Other Languages

  • Tagalog, Spanish

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